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Jurors deciding the fate of the Parkland shooter tour the MSD crime scene today

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An early morning fog rises where 17 memorial crosses were placed, for the 17 deceased students and faculty from the Wednesday shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. As families began burying their dead, authorities questioned whether they could have prevented the attack at the high school where a gunman, Nikolas Cruz, took several lives. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

(PARKLAND, FLA) — Following another emotional day of impact statements from family members of those killed in the 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, jurors are headed to Parkland to walk the halls of the crime scene today.

Parent Max Schachter told the jury Wednesday that he wished this was all a dream and that he could just wake up from the nightmare.
His 14-year-old son Alex died in the mass shooting.

Jurors are considering whether Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz should be put to death for killing 17 people and wounding 17 others.

The jury will be transported to the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas campus Thursday morning by the Broward Sheriff’s Office and will be allowed to walk through the Freshman building imaging the bloodshed from four years ago.

They will walk silently down hallways past open classroom doors where the shooter used an AR-15 assault rifle to mow down his victims, sometimes shooting through the walls and doors.

The jury will not be allowed to talk, touch, or record anything as BSO escorts them through the halls.

Cruz will not accompany the jury after the defense announced they have filed a waiver to prevent the shooter from returning to his crime scene.

The the 1200 building where the massacre happened in 2018 will eventually be razed, once Cruz’s sentencing trial is completed.

School Shooting Florida
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz listens to testimony while seated at the defense table during the penalty phase of his trial, Friday, July 22, 2022, at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool)